Groton - Peacham Area is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,896 people and just one neighborhood, Groton - Peacham Area is the 108th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Groton - Peacham Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Groton - Peacham Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Groton - Peacham Area is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Groton - Peacham Area who work in office and administrative support (12.61%), management occupations (11.47%) and sales jobs (6.98%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.39% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Groton - Peacham Area is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Groton - Peacham Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Groton - Peacham Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Groton - Peacham Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Groton - Peacham Area is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Groton - Peacham Area, the average commute to work is 31.43 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.